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stratovolcano 1807 m / 5,928 ft
Papua New Guinea, -4.08°S / 145.04°E
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Manam volcano eruptions:
ongoing since Aug 2010 (31 July 2015: large vulcanian explosion), 2004 (24 Oct: subplinian eruption) - Dec 2009, Oct 2003 - March 2004, 2003 (May), 2002 (Oct -?), 2002 (Jan-Mar), 2001 (June), 2000 (June), 1974-1999, 1965-66, 1963-64, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1959-60, 1959, 1956-58, 1954, 1953, 1946-47, 1936-39, 1932-34, 1926-28, 1925, 1924?, 1923, 1922, 1920-21, 1919, 1917, 1909-14?, 1907?, 1904, 1904, 1901-02?, 1899, 1887-95, 1885, 1884?, 1887, 1830, 1700, 1643, 1616
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Manam volcano news and eruption updates (New Guinea):
Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea) activity update
Monday Nov 04, 2013 20:41 PM | BY: T
Elevated SO2 emissions are visible today on NOAA satellite data.
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013
RVO reported that after a small eruption from Manam's Southern Crater during 27-28 August, activity subsided. Diffuse gray-brown ash plumes, emitted at short intervals, rose from the crater during 29-30 August, and crater incandescence was noted. Seismicity declined and was at a low level by the end of the day on 31 August.
Friday, Aug 30, 2013
Explosions occurred this morning, producing ash plumes rising to 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude, VAAC Darwin reported.
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013
Another ash plume was spotted earlier today reaching 10,000 ft and suggesting that the volcano has stepped up its activity recently.
Monday, Aug 26, 2013
Activity at the volcano continues. An explosion earlier today produced an ash plume rising to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude extending 80 nautical miles to the NW, VAAC Darwin reported. ...
Thursday, Aug 08, 2013
RVO reported that activity at Manam's Southern and Main craters remained low during 22-31 July; observers noted white vapor plumes rising from the craters during periods of clear weather. Considerable amounts of blue vapor rose from Southern Crater during 25-26 July. ...
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